Administrator/Secretarial Support - Mental Health & Addictions

  • Busy and varied role
  • Competent typist with a high degree of accuracy
  • Make a real difference every day 

About you

You will be a resourceful administrator/secretary with outstanding communication and organisational skills, who is team-focused and thrives in a fast-paced role. It will be important that you enjoy the challenge of a busy office, are a competent typist, and maintain high levels of accuracy, attention to detail and patient confidentiality. This position is located in Tahunanui.

About the role 

You will be working within a multi-disciplinary team and will have responsibility for day-to-day administration and secretarial duties supporting our managers, clinicians and service users. You will be expected to assist the other administrators/secretaries by covering periods of leave and sickness. In return you’ll enjoy support from the team, a collegial working environment and job security. 

Previous administration and secretarial experience, a high degree of computer literacy and the ability to work autonomously are essential. Experience with hospital management systems and knowledge of medical terminology would be advantageous; however, training will be provided. Duties will range from general office administration, organising appointments, data entry, some dictaphone typing of clinical correspondence and liaising with other hospitals, funding providers, service users and GPs. 

Our office hours are typically between 8.30AM and 5.00PM.

About us 

Nelson Marlborough Health (NMH) is the main health service provider for New Zealand’s Nelson, Tasman and Marlborough regions, serving nearly 145,000 people across two main hospitals, public health and a range of community services. We provide a great place to work with professional development opportunities, job security, and workplace wellness programmes.

Find out more about us 

How to apply

For general inquiries please contact our recruitment team on or 03 546 1274. For role specific information please contact Trina McKay –Admin Team Leader via

Keen to apply now, it’s easy. Please fill in our online application form.

Ref: N19-170

Applications close: Sunday 28th April

Permanent/Full Time

Job no: N19-170

Location: Nelson Community

Closing Date: Sunday, 28 April 2019